Brown sugar-sweetened meringue gives these White Chip Meringue Dessert Bars a delicate texture.
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup powdered sugar
- 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
- 2 cups (12-ounce package) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Premier White Morsels
- 1 1/4 cups coarsely chopped nuts, divided
- 3 large egg whites
- 1 cup packed brown sugar
PREHEAT oven to 375° F.
COMBINE flour and powdered sugar in medium bowl. Cut in butter with pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture is crumbly. Press evenly onto the bottom of ungreased 13 x 9-inch baking pan.
BAKE for 10 to 12 minutes or until set.
SPRINKLE morsels and 1 cup chopped nuts over hot crust.
BEAT egg whites in medium mixer bowl until frothy. Gradually add brown sugar. Beat until stiff peaks form. Carefully spread meringue over morsels and nuts. Sprinkle with remaining nuts.
BAKE For 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm or cool completely.
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These bars were very rich and delicious. Instead of nuts, i used mini semi-sweet chocolate chips and i just sprinkled a few on top, none in the middle, they were great!
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